Ultima IV-free- GOG

14 replies [Last post]
Rowdy Rob
Rowdy Rob's picture
Joined: 09/04/2006
Thanks, Clok...

I eagerly downloaded and installed "Ultima IV," booted it up, and discovered I have long forgotten how to play Ultima! I greatly enjoyed Ultima 2, as well as a freeware Amiga clone that I've forgotten the name of, and looked forward to more high-speed CRPG-ing that the Ultima games seem uniquely adept at.

Well, the graphics are certainly dated, but what threw me off was the dated interface! It took me a while to figure out what keys to press. Heck, I still don't know what I'm doing.

I hear that there's this legendary thing called an "instruction manual." It's a primitive concept, but perhaps I should look into the old, arcane ways. :-)

The "higher purpose" setting and goals seems a bit odd at first, making me wonder if this game will be a bit "preachy."

Anyhow, I'm giving it a whirl. Thanks for the heads up.

Shawn Delahunty
Shawn Delahunty's picture
Joined: 08/01/2011
WOOT! Thanks Clok

Thanks for posting this! I have one of the old "Ultima Collection" DVDs already, but it didn't come with the Player's Guide, Cheat Book, and so forth. Definitely grabbed this version for the collection.



Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.